Amma's Victory
Tamil Nadu

Amma’s Victory, the Politics of Freebies and the Looming Turmoil!

Just a few weeks back, the heated run up to the Tamil adu legislative elections had sidelined even the scorching summer and the election results announced ‘Amma’ Jayalalithaa as the winner. While this bucked the trend of anti-incumbency and returned Jayalalithaa to power for a second consecutive time, it nevertheless laid down bare the contradictions in Tamil adu politics. read more

Siritunga Jayasurya
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Presidential Election January 8, 2015

Socialist candidate challenges all other forces

Interview with Siritunga Jayasuriya, USP (CWI Sri Lanka)

Among those who oppose the government there is an overwhelming feeling that the opposition should stand together somehow to defeat Mahinda Rajapaksa. You also oppose the Rajapaksa regime. How come you are standing independently? read more

Bodu Bala Sena Attack
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Racist Buddhist mob ambushes United Socialist Party march

bbsslUnited Socialist Party’s Rally attacked by Bodu Bala Sena!

Comrades of United Socialist Party (CWI-Sri Lanka) including Srinath Perera Piyarathna, Dhammika Silva were brutally attacked by 50 Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) thug Monks and a lorry load of hired goons of around 100. The comrades of the USP were conducting a Motor Cycle Rally in memory of Ernesto Che Guevara and the slogans were against Racism and against Communalism of the right wing Buddhist monks. read more